Peter Coffin is President and Portfolio Manager at Breckinridge Capital Advisors, a Boston-based fixed income investment manager with over $24 billion in assets under management. Peter has over 30 years of experience in the investment industry. Before founding Breckinridge in 1993, Peter was a Senior Vice President with Massachusetts Financial Services (MFS), where he managed municipal bond portfolios and served on the MFS Fixed Income Policy Committee. As a committee member, he shared oversight of all the firm’s fixed income strategies. Peter began his career as an analyst, first in the Bond and Money Market Group of the Connecticut National Bank, and then in Aetna’s Bond Investment Division. Peter received a BA with honors in classical studies from Hamilton College in 1982 and serves on the college’s Board of Trustees. He also serves on the board of The Trustees of Reservations and is President of the Frontier Nursing University Foundation. Peter was previously on the board of the Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (US SIF) and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB). Peter recently received an FSA Credential from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), which seeks to develop and disseminate sustainability accounting standards that help public corporations disclose material, decision-useful information to investors. Peter speaks regularly at conferences on topics related to the management of fixed income portfolios and sustainable investing, and his commentary on those subjects is often reported in the press.
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